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I had open rhinoplasty 12 days ago, after taking a pic my nostrils are odd? (photo)

Is this temporary after rhinoplasty ? The nose looks bent and more nipped in on the right could this be due to swelling? The nostrils are also uneven.

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I had open rhinoplasty 12 days ago, after taking a pic my nostrils are odd?

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The nose can be swollen for up to a year or more. Swelling will depend upon the nature of maneuvers employed, presence of grafts or implants, thickness of skin, open vs closed, revision vs primary, etc.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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